Dr. Richard Fansler, MD

Dr. Richard Fansler, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Richard Fansler, MD is a general surgery specialist in Largo, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

Southern Pinellas Surgical

12955 Seminole Blvd Ste 210

Largo, FL 33778
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fansler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fansler treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fansler treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fansler performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Fansler performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Varicose Veins
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fansler treats Varicose Veins more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Fansler treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Fansler's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Surgery
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Appendectomy
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Breast Surgical Procedure
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Gallbladder Removal
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Laser Surgery
Lung Surgery
Mastectomy
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Microsurgical Procedure
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Whipple Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide the best surgical care possible.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • American College Of Services
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital
  • 1988
    University of Florida
    Medical School
    1988
  • 1984
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Fansler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fansler

3.4

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
60%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
40%
(6)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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My first experience with Dr. Fansler & his staff was when I brought my elderly mom to be examined for possible treatment of the circulation & varicose veins. I was so impressed with his caring attitude. I'm now a patient for varicose veins requiring a procedure. Appreciate how he does not jump to...Read More
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A top notch surgeon
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He offered his advice regarding options available and was willing to listen to what I had to say and another option I had; we ended up going with my option. He was friendly and appeared compassionate in an uncomfortable situation and did a beautiful job with my surgical procedure.
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Dr Fansler has operated on me a couple of times, and I was very satisfied with his skill and Doctor patient relationship and would not hesitate to recommend him to my family and friends
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He did surgery on me at Largo Medical, he even told me this may not work, and it turned out he did not do the surgery correct the first time, I tried to book a follow up for him to fix the situation, and he is overbooked for like over 2 months. So he is unavailable to fix his own mistake in my...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
Tampa Bay CoreNet
Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Palms Of Pasadena Hospital

South Pasadena, FL